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Tonight, Youth Will Speak Out About Police Abuse

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Check news reports of the aftermath of Oscar Grant’s killing and the overwhelming images you find depict riots in downtown Oakland. That’s too bad, because lost in the pictures of riot police and broken windows are the majority of angry citizens who have expressed their feelings of injustice non-violently. Tonight, several local youth organizations join forces to provide a forum for dialogue about the trial and two-year sentence of Johannes Mehserle, and this week’s fatal shooting of Derrick Jones by Oakland police officers.